He recently returned to Australia for a laid-back winter holiday. 

And Hollywood star Matt Damon, 51, looked thoroughly relaxed as he and his stunning wife Luciana Barroso, 46, enjoyed a boozy day fishing at a beach in Byron Bay on Sunday.

The pair, who married in 2005, were joined for the outing by their daughters Isabella, 15, Gia, 13, and Stella, 11, and a group of A-list pals. 

Happy to be back! Matt Damon, 51, (far right) enjoyed a boozy fishing day at a beach in Byron Bay with his stunning bikini-clad wife Luciana Barroso, 46, (third, left) and the Hemsworth clan on Sunday

Happy to be back! Matt Damon, 51, (far right) enjoyed a boozy fishing day at a beach in Byron Bay with his stunning bikini-clad wife Luciana Barroso, 46, (third, left) and the Hemsworth clan on Sunday 

Among the group was Chris Hemsworth’s actor brother Luke and his wife Samantha, who count themselves as long-term pals of Matt and Luciana. 

Australian TV presenter Lauren Phillips and her aviation tycoon beau Paul O’Brien, who often attend social events in Byron Bay, also joined the gathering. 

Luciana looked fit as a fiddle, showing off her sensational figure a strapless floral-print bikini.

Bikini babe: Luciana looked fit as a fiddle, showing off her sensational figure a strapless floral-print bikini

Bikini babe: Luciana looked fit as a fiddle, showing off her sensational figure a strapless floral-print bikini

Bronzed: The brunette covered up from the sun beneath a baseball cap and sunglasses, and accessorised her look with a long necklace

Bronzed: The brunette covered up from the sun beneath a baseball cap and sunglasses, and accessorised her look with a long necklace

Bronzed: The brunette covered up from the sun beneath a baseball cap and sunglasses, and accessorised her look with a long necklace

Good times with friends! Among the group was Chris Hemsworth's actor brother Luke and his wife Samantha, who count themselves as long-term pals of Matt and Luciana. Matt is pictured approaching Samantha (far right) for a hug

Good times with friends! Among the group was Chris Hemsworth’s actor brother Luke and his wife Samantha, who count themselves as long-term pals of Matt and Luciana. Matt is pictured approaching Samantha (far right) for a hug 

The bronzed mother-of-three covered up from the sun beneath a baseball cap and sunglasses, and accessorised her look with a long necklace. 

Matt also looked buff as ever in a tight blue T-shirt and board shorts.

The Bourne Identity star also wore a cap and covered his eyes beneath a pair of retro sunglasses. 

Lots to catch up: Matt and Luciana chatted away to Samantha on the sand

Lots to catch up: Matt and Luciana chatted away to Samantha on the sand  

Catch of the day! Matt was seen catching fish with an unknown bikini-clad woman and posing for a fun photo

Catch of the day! Matt was seen catching fish with an unknown bikini-clad woman and posing for a fun photo

Caught one! The Hollywood star looked excited as he caught a small fish during the day

Caught one! The Hollywood star looked excited as he caught a small fish during the day

Caught one! The Hollywood star looked excited as he caught a small fish during the day  

Bring it in, bro! Matt approached Westworld star Luke (left) for a hug as they reunited on the sand

Bring it in, bro! Matt approached Westworld star Luke (left) for a hug as they reunited on the sand 

Hunk: Matt looked buff as ever in a tight blue T-shirt and board shorts. Pictured with a female pal (right)

Hunk: Matt looked buff as ever in a tight blue T-shirt and board shorts. Pictured with a female pal (right)

Bathing beauty: Meanwhile, Samantha Hemsworth looked svelte as she strolled down the sand in a black one-piece bikini and brown Akubra hat

Bathing beauty: Meanwhile, Samantha Hemsworth looked svelte as she strolled down the sand in a black one-piece bikini and brown Akubra hat

Bathing beauty: Meanwhile, Samantha Hemsworth looked svelte as she strolled down the sand in a black one-piece bikini and brown Akubra hat

Hugs: Samantha and Luciana shared a tight squeeze after finally being reunited

Hugs: Samantha and Luciana shared a tight squeeze after finally being reunited 

At times, doting dad Matt was seen throwing around a football with his children. 

Meanwhile, Samantha looked svelte as she strolled down the sand in a black one-piece bikini and brown Akubra hat. 

She wore her hair out in natural waves and accessorised her ensemble with a layered gold necklace.

Her Westworld star husband looked relaxed in a white-and-blue T-shirt, red sunglasses and shorts. 

Elsewhere, Lauren and Paul were seen in the midst of what looked to be a tense conversation. 

Excited: Luciana gesticulated animatedly as she shared a conversation with her husband and Samantha

Excited: Luciana gesticulated animatedly as she shared a conversation with her husband and Samantha

Excited: Luciana gesticulated animatedly as she shared a conversation with her husband and Samantha 

Sun smart: The Bourne Identity star wore a cap and covered his eyes beneath a pair of retro sunglasses

Sun smart: The Bourne Identity star wore a cap and covered his eyes beneath a pair of retro sunglasses

Fun and games: At times, doting dad Matt was seen throwing around a rugby ball with his children

Fun and games: At times, doting dad Matt was seen throwing around a rugby ball with his children

Fun and games: At times, doting dad Matt was seen throwing around a rugby ball with his children

Refreshments: Matt was seen carrying a bottle of wine and beer can during the day out

Refreshments: Matt was seen carrying a bottle of wine and beer can during the day out 

Content: Luke meanwhile looked relaxed in a white-and-blue T-shirt, red sunglasses and shorts

Content: Luke meanwhile looked relaxed in a white-and-blue T-shirt, red sunglasses and shorts

Holiday home: Matt and his family often spend time holidaying in Byron Bay, and are even rumoured to own a $22million mansion in the area

Holiday home: Matt and his family often spend time holidaying in Byron Bay, and are even rumoured to own a $22million mansion in the area

Lauren, who covered up in a floral romper, placed her hands on her hips as she mimicked the body language of her wealthy beau. 

The group were seen sipping on refreshing beers and rose wine on the sand.  

Not present for the outing were Matt and Luciana’s close pals Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky. 

Matt and his family often spend time holidaying in Byron Bay, and are even rumoured to own a property in the area.

'I'm so excited that my family and I will be able to call Australia home for the next few months,' Matt said after arriving Down Under in January last year

‘I’m so excited that my family and I will be able to call Australia home for the next few months,’ Matt said after arriving Down Under in January last year

He spent much of last year in Australia filming Thor: Love & Thunder alongside Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman. 

‘I’m so excited that my family and I will be able to call Australia home for the next few months,’ Matt said after arriving Down Under in January last year. 

‘Australian film crews are world renowned for their professionalism and are a joy to work with so the 14 days of quarantine will be well worth it. Australia definitely is the lucky country.’

Pleased: Then-Prime Minister Scott Morrison welcomed Matt's arrival at the time, saying: 'Hollywood superstar Matt Damon joining our homegrown talent to film such a major movie in NSW is a big win creating thousands of jobs for locals'

Pleased: Then-Prime Minister Scott Morrison welcomed Matt’s arrival at the time, saying: ‘Hollywood superstar Matt Damon joining our homegrown talent to film such a major movie in NSW is a big win creating thousands of jobs for locals’ 

'Australia’s management of COVID-19 and our Government’s tax incentives have ensured that our film industry is booming with many new jobs for actors as well electricians, carpenters, cooks, security staff, bus drivers and a massive boost for NSW', he said

‘Australia’s management of COVID-19 and our Government’s tax incentives have ensured that our film industry is booming with many new jobs for actors as well electricians, carpenters, cooks, security staff, bus drivers and a massive boost for NSW’, he said 

Then-Prime Minister Scott Morrison welcomed Matt’s arrival at the time, saying: ‘Hollywood superstar Matt Damon joining our homegrown talent to film such a major movie in NSW is a big win creating thousands of jobs for locals.’ 

‘Australia’s management of COVID-19 and our Government’s tax incentives have ensured that our film industry is booming with many new jobs for actors as well electricians, carpenters, cooks, security staff, bus drivers and a massive boost for NSW.’

In November 2020, it was reported that Matt and Luciana had snapped up a $22million mansion in Byron Bay. 

The five bedroom property, which overlooks Wategos Beach, is regarded as one of the area’s most prestigious homes.

Local stars: Australian presenter Lauren Phillips (right) and her aviation tycoon beau Paul O'Brien (left), who often attend social events in Byron Bay, also joined the gathering

Local stars: Australian presenter Lauren Phillips (right) and her aviation tycoon beau Paul O’Brien (left), who often attend social events in Byron Bay, also joined the gathering

Not seen during the outing was Matt's best pal Chris Hemsworth (middle). The pair are seen together last year

Not seen during the outing was Matt’s best pal Chris Hemsworth (middle). The pair are seen together last year 



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Originally posted 2022-08-08 05:44:03.